Port State Control in the USA

The United States Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance in the United States has published its annual Port State Control investigation.

As one of the world's busiest maritime nations, the USA places a high priority on ensuring the safety, and environmental compliance of vessels that visit its ports.

What is Port State Control (PSC)?

Port State Control (PSC) is a vital component of the U.S. maritime regulatory framework.  Its aim is to prevent substandard vessels from operating in U.S. waters and promote maritime safety and environmental protection. This annual report provides a comprehensive overview of the PSC activities conducted by the U.S. Coast Guard, highlighting key statistics, trends, and noteworthy developments in the past year.
From inspections and detentions to enforcement actions and compliance efforts, this report offers insights into the robust and dynamic PSC regime in the United States.
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